The Bonnie Wells O' Wearie

Julia Gordon
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The Bonnie Wells O’ Wearie - The lyrics extolling the attractions of the Wells O’ Wearie are by Alexander Maclagan (1811-1879) and the music by J. C. Grieve (b. 1842).  The Wells O’ Wearie were situated at the southern end of Holyrood Park in Edinburgh. With a four-part harmony in the rousing chorus, this song was a great favourite for sentimental harmonising in public houses.  Published in 'Scots Minstrelsie' Vol. 6 (J. Greig, 1895).

Score ID
Julia Gordon
Easy (Grades 1-3)
1 minute
Solo instrument (Accordion)
Folk music
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